School: Uachtar Árd (roll number 4786)

Oughterard, Co. Galway
An tSr M. S. Iognáid
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 220

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0065, Page 220

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    is decayed the wart goes or to take a snail out of a shell and stick it on a thorn, when the snail is rotten the wart goes
    Burns: Seal oil or flour put on the burn
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  2. At the time of the Penal Laws there were two priests walking along the Connemara road. There was a man in front of them and he had a new coat and he turned it inside out. The priests asked the man why he did that because it looked nicer the out-side. The man told them that he thought they were Land-Lords that were coming and that they would raise the rent if they saw a new coat on him.
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    1. activities
      1. medical practice
        1. folk medicine (~11,815)
    2. time
      1. historical periods by name (~25)
        1. penal times (~4,335)
    Pauline Joyce
    Oughterard, Co. Galway